Webinar held February 13, 2013

Learning & Living the NCWWI Leadership Model was the first special bonus session in the national webinar series, What Works for the Workforce: Leadership Competencies in Action

This webinar provides an in-depth exploration of the NCWWI’s Leadership Model for child welfare. NCWWI presenters guide audience members from the model’s theory to the real world of child welfare leaders, exploring skills, competencies and systems change efforts. Participants from the NCWWI’s Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM), Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) and Traineeship projects (TRN) share their personal perspectives and leadership lessons, as well as how their experience has impacted the implementation of their systems change projects.

 Presenters include:

  • Freda Bernotavicz, Senior Research Associate, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine
  • Charmaine Brittain, Senior Associate, Butler Institute for Families, University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work
  • Katharine Cahn, Executive Director, Child Welfare Partnership / Center for Improvement of Child & Family Services, Portland State University School of Social Work
  • Kathryn Connel, Supervisor, Indiana Department of Child Services
  • MB Lippold, Deputy Director of Staff Development, Indiana Department of Child Services
  • April Potts, Contracts Manager, Washington State Department of Social & Health Services, Children's Administration
  • Deborah Reed, NCWWI LAMM Project Manager, Center for Improvement of Child & Family Services, Portland State University School
  • Julie York, Unit Director for Child Welfare Training & Instructional Design, Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family & Children Services


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